To amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish, promote, and support a comprehensive prevention, education, research, and medical management referral program for viral hepatitis infection that will lead to a marked reduction in the disease burden associated with chronic viral hepatitis and liver cancer.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 15th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Oct 29, 2009
Length: 23 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced on October 29, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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74 Cosponsors (68 Democrats, 6 Republicans)
Oct 29, 2009
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H.R. 3974 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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